Friday, April 3, 2020

The Show Must Go On While Socially Distancing - part 2 updated

Hi everyone I have updated last weeks blogpost with relevant shows to watch as of this week.   Hope you enjoy reading and streaming this weekend.  
If you love theater like I do,  I have been overwhelmed with the amount of content available to watch while being socially distanced at home.  Whether you have a home theater or a laptop there are new show that are both live and previously recorded productions that are posted almost daily.  I started to keep a list of these and wrote a a blog about this last Friday which I posted 2 weeks ago Friday website. .   This is an update to that original post "Live Stage Front Row Seats

Andrew Lloyd Webber shows will continue to stream for free on Friday nights 7pm and be up for one week only.  Appropriately for the holidays this week you can watch Phantom of the Opera if click HERE   For future shows click here  Webber.

FOCUS FEATURE MONDAYS: And lastly through the end of April we can enjoy long weekends as the art-house producer/distributor Focus Features will stream a film from its library of releases on its Facebook page every Monday. (There’s no charge, but there’s a link to the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund.).  To stream click  Facebook

Improv BostonLive shows- some free some pay or donate. click here

Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies!
Join host Jamie Lee Curtis and special guests for an interactive event with real-time chats, movie trivia, challenges and more.  Every Friday for the next four weeks Lionsgate's will have a free livestram of their most popular titles starting with The Hunger Games, followed by Dirty Dancing, La La Land, and John Wick on at 9PM.
It doesn’t get much bigger than this. On Saturday, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah, Paul McCartney, Kacey Musgraves, Lizzo and dozens more stars will be joining together for “One World: Together At Home,” a Global Citizen and World Health Organization special event in support of the fight against Covid-19. The broadcast will also highlight stories from health care heroes around the world, with messages of gratitude from those they’ve treated.
When: Streaming at 2 p.m.

The Billie Holiday Theater is hosting a special online reading of the James Sheldon play “Reparations,” which tells the story of a recently widowed white book editor who invites a younger black writer to her apartment. The show was the centerpiece of the theater’s fall 2019 season, and a majority of its original cast will reunite for this reading, including Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Kamal Bolden and Gys de Villiers. Last year, The New York Times called it “a play that turns expectations on their heads.”
When: 8 p.m.

For the 25th anniversary of the Chris Farley, David Spade comedy “Tommy Boy,” Paramount Pictures will be offering a virtual screening event hosted the film’s director, Peter Segal. (Segal will likely reflect on his experience working with Brian Dennehy, who played Big Tom in the movie. Dennehy died on Wednesday.) Viewers can interact via text and video with other fans as well as with special guest hosts. Tickets are $1.99.
When: 8 p.m.

from last week's post 

The virtual Seder streamed last Saturday and was fun for anyone who missed it.  It is still up and worth watching.

FLEABAG the original London Theater Live show the Netflix series was based on will be streaming for 2 weeks on Netflix for a $5.00 donation to charity .  for more info click HERE.   

Wendy grew up in the MetroWest area of Boston and has been a Realtor for over 10 years now with Coldwell Banker Needham. She loves to write and share her passions about the local community, theater, travel, her dog and much more.  She is now working virtually and would be honored to help with any real estate needs.  She is only a click away.

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